Josh Shaffer

Josh Shaffer

In Raleigh, a five-star feast for the homeless who survived – Shaffer

A Raleigh couple and their church hosted a fancy meal for more than two dozen people who survived homelessness in the city.

Josh Shaffer

Fabulous Knobs to reunite after 27 years

The Fabulous Knobs will reunite at Raleigh Little Theater in August for the first time in 27 years. A wildly popular band in the Triangle in the early 1980s, they dissolved without breaking it big. Still, the region cherishes their beer-soaked memory. In this video, they rehearse "Love You No More" at the Pour House downtown.

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Diver remembers competing in 1936 Olympic Games

Thelma Boughner Jarvis, who was a diver on the 1936 Canadian Olympic Team, remembers being greeted by Adolph Hitler and diving poorly after a German dentist put arsenic on her gums. Jarvis now lives in Raleigh.
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Diver remembers competing in 1936 Olympic Games 2:10

Diver remembers competing in 1936 Olympic Games

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Fabulous Knobs to reunite after 27 years

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Lightning Safety Tips with LeeAnn Allegretto

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Gritty books on gritty subjects from Murfreesboro writer